FG to improve transportation modes to enhance businesses

Federal government set to improve transportation modes as a way of cutting cost of production and enhancing ease of doing business in country.

Mr Eric Ojiekwe, Director, Press and Public Relations, Ministry of Transport said this statement on Friday.

Ojiekwe said this was coming on heels of 16th Edition of National Council on Transportation (NCT) with the theme: “Sustainable Transportation: Panacea for National Development”.

He said event would be held in Kano, from Sept. 6 to Sept. 10.

2021 event will be hosted by Kano State Government with Gov.  Abdullahi  Ganduje as Chief Host.

Ministers of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi and Sen. Gbemisola Saraki, will flag-off programme and make presentations at occasion.

”In attendance at NCT will be Transport Commissioners of 36 States and FCT, National Union of Road Transport Workers, Maritime Unions, Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria, Amalgamated Commercial Tricycle and Motorcycle Owners, amongst others.”

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that NCT a forum where stakeholders meet and brainstorm on ways to improve on the transportation sector.

The 15th Edition was held in Sokoto State.(NAN)